Open auditions are to take place across England and the Channel Islands for BBC local radio’s new talent search.
Lorna Clarke has been named as BBC Controller of Pop, giving her control over BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Asian Network and BBC Radio 6 Music.
Only people over the age of 75 on Pension Credit will continue to receive the BBC for free after a decision made by the BBC Board today.
The BBC is to create a new single role to control its pop music stations Radio 1, 1Xtra, Asian Network, Radio 2 and 6 Music.
The BBC is asking for volunteers to take redundancy in its Radio & Music Production and Operations department to help cut 50 jobs.
The Radio Times has named what it considers to be the '30 greatest radio shows of all time' - but every single one is a BBC programme.
BBC Director of England Helen Thomas has said BBC Local Radio will "own local conversations and reflect life in modern England" as part of changes announced to staff today.
Commercial radio and the BBC, in conjunction with Creative Access, are running an event aimed at young BAME people looking to get into the radio industry.